Planetmountain.com - Latest news http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/ PlanetMountain.com, Climbing, mountaineering, skiing, trekking, off-piste, bouldering in Italy, Alps, Himalaya, Dolomites. en-EN Copyright, PlanetMountain.com info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/events/champions-challenge-2018-photos-thoughts-adam-ondra-stefano-ghisolfi.html Champions Challenge 2018: photos & thoughts of Adam Ondra & Stefano Ghisolfi The photos taken by GianPaolo Calzà and the thoughts of Stefano Ghisolfi and Adam Ondra about the recent Champions Challenge, the climbing event that took place last Saturday at Arco, Italy. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/events/champions-challenge-2018-photos-thoughts-adam-ondra-stefano-ghisolfi.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Sat, 20 Oct 2018 11:21:01 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/arco-rock-climbing-mescalito-colodri-classic-climb-renato-bernard-renzo-vettori.html Arco rock climbing: Mescalito on Colodri, the classic multi pitch climb by Renato Bernard and Renzo Vettori The route topo of Mescalito up Rupe Secca on Monte Colodri in Arco, the multi-pitch rock climb first ascended in 1982 by Renato Bernard and Renzo Vettori and widely considered a masterpiece of the Sarca Valley. By Carlo Cosi, mountain guide. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/arco-rock-climbing-mescalito-colodri-classic-climb-renato-bernard-renzo-vettori.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Fri, 19 Oct 2018 16:30:33 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/federica-mingolla-climbs-old-projects-valle-dell-orco-italy.html Federica Mingolla climbs old projects in Valle dell’Orco, Italy Italian climber Federica Mingolla reports about her first free ascent in Valle Orco, Italy, of an old project bolted in 2001 by Giovannino Massari and now graded 8a+. The route joins another nearby line freed by Mingolla a year ago: Occhi Nuovi 8a+. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/federica-mingolla-climbs-old-projects-valle-dell-orco-italy.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Thu, 18 Oct 2018 17:50:26 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/crevasse-fall-toula-glacier-mountain-guide-ezio-marlier-reports.html Crevasse fall on Toula Glacier: mountain guide Ezio Marlier reports Last Saturday a young man fell into a crevasse on the Col del Toula glacier (Mont Blanc). He is currently in hospital in Sallanches. The report and considerations of Ezio Marlier, a well-known alpinist and mountain guide from Valle d'Aosta who, together with Rifugio Torino hut warden and Mountain Guide Armando Chanoine, first reached the accident site. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/crevasse-fall-toula-glacier-mountain-guide-ezio-marlier-reports.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Thu, 18 Oct 2018 10:52:12 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/ben-dare-solo-first-ascent-new-mixed-climb-mt-percy-smith-new-zealand.html Ben Dare makes solo first ascent of new mixed climb up Mt Percy Smith, New Zealand On 7 October 2018 Ben Dare made a solo first ascent of ‘The Promise’, a new mixed climb up the 700m high SW Face of Mt Percy Smith, New Zealand. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/ben-dare-solo-first-ascent-new-mixed-climb-mt-percy-smith-new-zealand.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Tue, 16 Oct 2018 18:25:25 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/pale-di-san-martino-dolomites-manolo-and-narci-simion-establish-bebe-forever-up-tacca-bianca.html Pale di San Martino Dolomites: Manolo and Narci Simion establish Bebe Forever up Tacca Bianca On 29 August 2018 Manolo (aka Maurizio Zanolla) and Narci Simion made the first free ascent of Bebe Forever (100m, max 7b/c max 6c), a new rock climb up Tacca Bianca (Val Canali, Pale di San Martino, Dolomites). The line is dedicated to Gabriele 'Bebe' Simion, son of Narci. The report by Narci Simion. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/pale-di-san-martino-dolomites-manolo-and-narci-simion-establish-bebe-forever-up-tacca-bianca.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Tue, 16 Oct 2018 19:15:22 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/events/adam-ondra-stefano-ghisolfi-special-sense-climbing-arco-champions-challenge.html Adam Ondra, Stefano Ghisolfi and the special sense of climbing at the Arco Champions Challenge On Saturday 13 October 2018 Adam Ondra and Stefano Ghisolfi took part in the Champions Challenge at Arco (Garda Trentino, Italy). Open to all, this was a day with the two champion athletes, at the Climbing Stadium and at the crag Pueblo di Massone. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/events/adam-ondra-stefano-ghisolfi-special-sense-climbing-arco-champions-challenge.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Tue, 16 Oct 2018 13:54:46 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/rodellar-spain-climbing-la-sportiva-meeting-portfolio.html Rodellar in Spain, its climbing and the La Sportiva meeting portfolio Climbing photos taken by Matteo Pavana of the La Sportiva athletes meeting that took place in Rodellar, Spain, from 21 - 23 September. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/rodellar-spain-climbing-la-sportiva-meeting-portfolio.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Mon, 15 Oct 2018 15:45:32 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/why-not-eleonora-delnevo-attempts-zodiac-on-el-capitan-in-2016.html Why not? Eleonora Delnevo attempts Zodiac on El Capitan in 2016 The film Why not? documenting the attempt by Eleonora Delnevo to climb Zodiac on El Capitan in Yosemite in 2016 with Diego Pezzoli, Angelo Angelilli and Franco Perlotto. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/why-not-eleonora-delnevo-attempts-zodiac-on-el-capitan-in-2016.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Sun, 14 Oct 2018 19:56:56 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/events/adam-ondra-stefano-ghisolfi-arco-climbing-champions-challenge.html Adam Ondra and Stefano Ghisolfi at Arco for climbing's Champions Challenge Tomorrow, Saturday 13 October 2018, Arco di Trento in Italy will host the climbing challenge between Adam Ondra and Stefano Ghisolfi: an entire day at the Climbing Stadium and the crag Massone. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/events/adam-ondra-stefano-ghisolfi-arco-climbing-champions-challenge.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Sun, 14 Oct 2018 18:02:19 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/events/piolets-d-or-2018-ceremony-in-poland-report-and-photos.html Piolets d’Or 2018 ceremony in Poland / Report and photos Complete report and photographs of the Piolets d’Or 2018, the prestigious annual mountaineering award celebrated from 20 - 23 September at Ladek Zdrój in Poland. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/events/piolets-d-or-2018-ceremony-in-poland-report-and-photos.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Mon, 15 Oct 2018 11:33:16 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/eleonora-delnevo-co-climb-el-capitan-zodiac-in-yosemite.html Eleonora Delnevo & Co climb El Capitan Zodiac in Yosemite Eleonora Delnevo - the Italian paraclimber paralysed from the waist down after a mountaineering accident in 2015 - has climbed the Zodiac route on El Capitan in Yosemite together with Mauro Gibellini, Diego Pezzoli and Antonio Pozzi. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/eleonora-delnevo-co-climb-el-capitan-zodiac-in-yosemite.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Sun, 14 Oct 2018 19:55:31 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/cedric-lachat-at-jansegg-repeats-pirmin-bertle-9a-plus.html Cédric Lachat at Jansegg repeats Pirmin Bertle 9a+ At Jansegg in Switzerland Cédric Lachat has repeated La Cène du Roi Lézard, the 9a+ established in 2017 by Pirmin Bertle. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/cedric-lachat-at-jansegg-repeats-pirmin-bertle-9a-plus.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Fri, 12 Oct 2018 11:44:10 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/interviews/champions-challenge-adam-ondra-stefano-ghisolfi-interview-before-saturday-showdown.html Champions Challenge: Adam Ondra - Stefano Ghisolfi interview before Saturday showdown Double interview with Stefano Ghisolfi and Adam Ondra who on Saturday 13 October 2018 at Arco di Trento (Garda Trentino), Italy, will take part in the Champions Challenge. This event is open to all; from the Climbing Stadium artificial wall to the historic Massone crag, this promises to be a day of climbing, fun and friendship. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/interviews/champions-challenge-adam-ondra-stefano-ghisolfi-interview-before-saturday-showdown.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Thu, 11 Oct 2018 16:46:16 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/grampians-bouldering-niccolo-ceria-climbing-in-australia.html Grampians bouldering: Niccolò Ceria climbing in Australia The video of Italian climber Niccolò Ceria bouldering at the Grampians in Australia. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/grampians-bouldering-niccolo-ceria-climbing-in-australia.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Thu, 11 Oct 2018 12:40:11 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/competitions/youth-olympic-games-buenos-aires-sport-climbing-s-first-medals.html Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires: sport climbing's first medals Live streaming at 14:00 today from Buenos Aires where the first Youth Olympics Sport Climbing is taking place. The women's race was won yesterday by the Austria's Sandra Lettner, ahead of Slovenia's Vita Lukan and Laura Lammer from Austria. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/competitions/youth-olympic-games-buenos-aires-sport-climbing-s-first-medals.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Wed, 10 Oct 2018 13:15:09 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/aiguille-d-argentiere-new-climbs-in-the-mont-blanc-massif.html Aiguille d'Argentiere: new climbs in the Mont Blanc massif Slovak mountaineers Ondrej Húserka and Ján Smoleň have established two new rock climbs on Aiguille d’Argentière in the Mont Blanc massif: Crystal route up Contreforts Charlet-Straton and In memory of Červienka up Plateau du Jardin. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/aiguille-d-argentiere-new-climbs-in-the-mont-blanc-massif.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Thu, 11 Oct 2018 08:41:13 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/marmolada-south-face-climbed-by-nikolaj-niebuhr-danish-mountaineer-with-hemiplegia.html Marmolada South Face climbed by Nikolaj Niebuhr, Danish mountaineer with hemiplegia Paraclimbing: Nikolaj Niebuhr has repeated the classic Bettega - Tomasson climb up the south face of Marmolada, Dolomites. This ascent marks an important moment for the 35-year-old Dane who, following an operation for cerebral edema aged 8, has been partially paralysed in the righthand side of his body. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/marmolada-south-face-climbed-by-nikolaj-niebuhr-danish-mountaineer-with-hemiplegia.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Thu, 11 Oct 2018 09:20:45 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/eric-albertini-frees-infinity-9a-the-longest-climb-at-pueblo-di-massone.html Eric Albertini frees Infinity 9a, the longest climb at Pueblo, Massone Arco Rock climbing at Arco, Italy: at the crag Massone the 32-year-old electrician from Brescia Eric Albertini repeated the 9a Pure Dreaming and made the first ascent of Infinity. Graded 9a, this 50m outing is now the longest sport climb in the sector Pueblo at Massone. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/eric-albertini-frees-infinity-9a-the-longest-climb-at-pueblo-di-massone.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Mon, 08 Oct 2018 15:59:34 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/himalaya-6000er-climbed-by-austrian-dream-team.html Virgin Himalayan 6000er climbed by Austrian dream team Alpinists Hansjörg Auer, Max Berger, Much Mayr and Guido Unterwurzacher from Austria have made a three-day alpine style ascent of a previously unclimbed 6050m peak in the Indian Himalaya. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/himalaya-6000er-climbed-by-austrian-dream-team.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Thu, 11 Oct 2018 16:50:15 +0200